Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: Autonomous Vehicles

How Local Governments Should Plan for Driverless Cars

The potential impact of autonomous vehicles on society is vast, with both positive and negative implications.

Generally, public safety is the largest positive impact cited as AVs have the potential to eliminate the majority of the 94 percent of automobile accidents caused by human error.

House Hearing Examines Vehicle Safety

On April 14th, the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on the oversight of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Convergence: Public Policy and Autonomous Vehicles

At Eno’s March 24 Convergence, the first afternoon session brought together representatives of automakers, microchip manufacturers, and federal regulators together with an academic researcher in a discussion entitled “Beyond Speculation: The Pragmatic Policy Role in Autonomous Vehicles.”

Foxx, Other Policymakers Talk Autonomous Vehicles

March 30, 2016 – On Tuesday, Bloomberg Government held an event about public policy on autonomous vehicles, at which Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and other federal policymakers spoke.

Eno’s “Convergence” Explores Intersection of Technology and Transportation

March 30, 2016 The Eno Center for Transportation held a one-day conference on March 24 that brought private sector technology and transportation companies together with public sector transportation leaders to explore the ways in which digital technology is changing the face of transportation and what those changes will look like in the years to come.

Senate Hearing Examines Self-Driving Cars

March 17, 2016 – A Senate hearing this week asked what Congress and the Federal government should do about self-driving capabilities. The hearing brought together some of the top technology companies in the industry to talk about where driverless technology is headed and how the Federal government can play role.

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